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  • 10 ways to cut your horse’s risk of EHV-1 – Equine Herpes Virus
    10 ways to cut your horse’s risk of EHV-1 – Equine Herpes Virus
    Perennially, Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) seems to spread through the equine community – locally, regionally, or even nationally. Horses may fall ill, or even be euthanized for EHV-1 and related complications. Veterinarians and horse owners...
  • Rescuers will adopt burned cat rescued from Washington's largest wildfire
    Rescuers will adopt burned cat rescued from Washington's largest wildfire
    Alta the cat, who miraculously survived the largest wildfire in Washington State history, continues to amaze the talented veterinary staff that is dedicated to her care. The little cat was discovered near Alta Lake Golf Course by good Samaritans...
  • Burned cat rescued from Washington fires recovering, search continues for family
    Burned cat rescued from Washington fires recovering, search continues for family
    The Washington wildfires rage on, with gusts of wind up to 30 miles per hour driving the flames across ridges and closer to small towns, endangering humans and animals alike. Q13 Fox News reported last night that one person has been confirmed dead...
  • Cause of dog's severe burns remains a mystery
    Dog with severe burns has surgery, cause of injuries remains a mystery
    On Wednesday, July 9, KOMO 4 News reported that questions still remain about a dog who sustained severe burns over a large portion of his body. The Shiba Inu, named Phyn, was treated at a Skagit County, Wash. pet emergency hospital for an...
  • What is holistic or alternative veterinary medicine?
    What is holistic or alternative veterinary medicine?
    Holistic veterinary medicine consists of the following types of therapies and treatments which are not generally part of allopathic, or "regular" veterinary clinics. Following are the most common alternative therapies with their...
  • Veterinary hospice care
    Veterinary hospice care offers new options
    The relationship we have with our pets is unique- they give us companionship and entertainment in exchange for a few meals per day and basic care. However when a pet becomes chronically or terminally ill the complexity of this relationship can...
  • Horses quarantined: What is Vesicular Stomatosis?
    Horses quarantined: What is Vesicular Stomatosis?
    Vesicular Stomatosis arises periodically in such animals as alpacas, cattle, deer, goats, horses, llamas, sheep, and swine. The latest outbreak of the virus was reported May 28 by the Texas Animal Health Commission and the U.S. Department of...
  • 9PetCheck
    Nearly 1,300 pets served thanks to local clinics during 9PetCheck
    The Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, 9News, and local veterinary clinics partnered for the 5th annual 9PetCheck. Nearly 80 clinics across the state provided wellness exams and rabies vaccinations to almost 1,300 dogs and cats belonging to...
  • Baby Giraffe
    Baby giraffe to have heart surgery
    Kyah, a baby giraffe, will be having heart surgery. She was born with a heart defect. According to an April 4 report by KWTV Channel 9 News, the baby giraffe is only six months old.The heart defect constricts the baby giraffe's esophagus. This...
  • More college aide positions
    More college aide positions
    The Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control is seeking to hire two college aides to work in the Pest Control Services division. The rate of pay is $8.25 to $12.96 per hour. The work location is 125 Worth Street, New York City. The job ID is 146895...
  • Pilchuck veterinary hospital in Snohomish, Wash. will begin offering house calls
    Pilchuck veterinary hospital in Snohomish, Wash. to begin offering house calls
    Is there a doctor in the house for your animals?If you're looking for in-home veterinary care, Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Wash. will now be offering house calls in addition to new Sunday appointments.On Tuesday, March 12,...
  • Service dogs help blind or vision impaired veterans
    Department of Veterans Affairs launches veterinary care program for service dogs
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is now offering US veterans with a service dog unlimited access to veterinary care. The program began on January 27th in conjunction with Trupanion, a pet insurance company. This partnership will cover 100%...
  • Equine Health 101: What is a Coggins Test, and why is it important?
    Equine Health 101: What is a Coggins Test, and why is it important?
    Horse show season is just around the bend, and equine veterinarians are already performing Coggins Tests. Equestrian facilities, horse show venues, and animal transporters require proof of negative Coggins results. What is this annual diagnostic...
  • Sick dog dumped at Arlington, Wash. vet clinic, community effort saves life
    Sick dog dumped at Arlington, Wash. vet clinic, community effort saves life
    Animal rescue is fraught with tragic, heartbreaking stories - but there are also stories of compassion and collaboration - stories that highlight the incredible power of the animal rescue community.Today, thanks to a group of Washington state...
  • Affordable pet insurance can prevent economic euthanasia
    How to avoid economic euthanasia
    All too often pet owners face a tragic choice. Faced with costly veterinary treatment, many are forced to choose economic euthanasia, ending the pet's life in lieu of much more expensive vet bills. In a Jan. 2, 2014 press release, Ohio-based...